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when you come right down to it, the united states of america's population is not going to buy into these stories that he spins out about the violation of a constitution. christie is there to tell you buildings were burning in new york. people were jumping out of windows. we have to protect ourselves. >> and growing opposition to the surveillance the nsa. rand paul is tapping some public sentiment. not just on the left. we had a vote in congress. a republican congress from michigan sponsoring an amendment that almost gutted the nsa collection of meta data. it failed 217-205. very close. so is dorothy right about the politics? >> i really would like to think dorothy's right about this and i'd like to think chris christie is right. i worry a little bit that 9/11, all of that, is becoming a new york/new jersey/connecticut thing. those of us who experienced it that day. and it is essentially receding out perhaps in parts of the country and becoming something of a distraction. because the united states has been lucky, unlike capitals in europe, not to experience another terrorist ev
states of america population is not going to dive into these stories that these spins out about the violation of the constitution. christie is there to tell you buildings were burning in new york, people were jumping out of windows. we have to protect ourselves. >> paul: there is growing opposition to the surveillance of the nsa, rand paul is tapping some public sentiment, not just on the left. we had a voted in congress and republican congressman in michigan that almost gutted the collection of meta data. it failed but very close. is dorothy right about the politics? >> i really would like to think that dorothy is right about this and also chris christie is right. i worry that 9/11 and all of that is becoming a new york-new jersey, connecticut thing. those that experienced that day and it's essentially receding out in part to the country to something of an distraction because the united states has been lucky, unlike capitals in europe not to experience another terrorist event. i think, unfortunately, there may be reservoir of political support that could get behind what rand pa
for what the law is going to do for the rest of america? >> that is right. also for republicans to simply stand up and say, look, this is going to be terrible for everyone else. we should have to live under this, too, because that might in fact cause some rethinking whether we should keep the flaw place. >> paul: is there any way to challenge this other than politically in congress? this is unilateral interpretation, executive interpretation that the administration is doing. can anybody do anything to sue? >> i don't think so. this is is a political issue. its good one for republicans, i think. they have had a lot of trouble changing the affordable care act. here is an issue, democrats looking out for number one might be willing to sign on. >> paul: to sign on and make other changes in the law, perhaps for a year's delay? >> sure. that is one option. how about helping all the low wage workers that can't find a full-time job because it defines the workweek as 30 hours. they are not getting any unilateral fix out of the white house. let's make this universal. >> paul: any beeping out of the
this law is going to do? so much of the rest of america. >> that's right. also, for republicans, simply stand up and say, look, you know, this -- this is going to be terrible for everyone else. we should have to live under this, too. put pressure on democrats and their staffs to live under it because that may, in fact, cause a couple of -- rethinking about just how much this -- whether or not we should keep this law in place. >> so is there any -- way to challenge this other than politically in congress? i mean, if this is a unilateral interpretation, executive interpretation, the administration is doing, can anybody do anything? any standing to sue? >> i don't think so. this is -- this is relay political issue and -- it is a good one for republicans, i think, because -- look, they have had a lot of trouble changing the affordable care act. here is an issue where -- democrats looking out for number one might be willing to go along. >> sign on to it. this would create an opening for them to make other changes in the law. perhaps ask for a year's delay. and implementation, for example. >>
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